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My computer will not start up all after i turn it on and i get the compaq screen i get error messages is there a way i can re boot my computer with out a reboot disk or can i make a reoboot disk.. i have a compaq presario 1650 notebook windows 98...

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You can make a boot disk on another 98 computer, but that won't fix the errors you are getting. What are the errors?

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